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Champions Trophy 2017: Jos Buttler 'desperate' for England to send Australia packing

Like the weather veering from bright sunshine to threatening showers, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson made 21 bowling changes as the Black Caps successfully limited their suffering at the hands of England's deep batting lineup. "We have got some good memories of playing there". All-rounder Ben Stokes played well for his 48 before getting out as Corey Anderson returned best figures of 3/55 while Adam Milne also took three wickets for the cost of 79 runs.


Kuerten says Nadal could win 15 titles in Paris

Kuerten says Nadal could win 15 titles in Paris

Roger Federer (13 Australians, 11 Wimbledons and 10 US), Jimmy Connors (14 US and 11 Wimbledons), Andre Agassi (10 US Opens) and Djokovic (10 US Opens) are the others. After a tight first set which Thiem took after prevailing 7-5 in the tiebreak, the Austrian cruised to his first win in six meetings with the 12-time major victor.



Chiefs' Reid says cutting Maclin been in works for a while

And, oh yeah, if the Bills get him, Jeremy Maclin will be well worth watching too. The former Missouri receiver has been a free agent since the Kansas City Chiefs let him go last Friday, but he visited the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday and will see the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter .


Djokovic drops 1st 2 sets against Thiem in Paris

Djokovic drops 1st 2 sets against Thiem in Paris

But she failed to put away Halep and the 2014 Roland Garros runner-up powered through the decider in just 20 minutes to complete a remarkable 3-6, 7-6 (8/6), 6-0 victory. Having turned pro in 2011, when the "Big Four" completely dominated the stage, Thiem has spent a lot of time in the wings. Nadal and Thiem have locked horns three times on the clay already since April, Nadal winning twice.


'16 champ Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters

'16 champ Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters

Shortly before setting out to try and defend the French Open he announced that he had got together with eight-time major champion Andre Agassi , although the American was only in Paris for a week and missed Djokovic's defeat by Thiem .


James says Warriors different in 2017

James says Warriors different in 2017

Klay Thompson leads the Warriors with 23 points, Steph Curry has 20 and Kevin Durant has 17. Curry added 13 rebounds and six assists. Last year, after they fell behind 3-1 in Cleveland , team-mates huddled around his tablet computer on the flight back to the Bay Area.